Disaster Relief & Rehabilitation

Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign

Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign

With winters approaching, millions of homeless people, migrant laborers, women and people in remote hilly villages are the most vulnerable to the cold. In absence of bare minimum, winter is also going to be yet another DISASTER for millions of flood affected families.

Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign- #OdhaDoZindagi and contribute winter essentials and sarees for people who [...]

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Many people also made monetary contributions

Many people also made monetary contributions

When Dr. Pathak and 20+ volunteer at Kalyan, Navi Mumbai organized a Goonj Collection Camp during Daan Utsav, over 400 people turned up to contribute urgently needed material and money for flood-affected families!!! Neatly folded clothes, labeled boxes, new shirts and people volunteering to pack and load material into trucks..everything pointed to special efforts made [...]

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Soon after 2018 floods in Kerala

Soon after 2018 floods in Kerala

Soon after 2018 floods in Kerala when our teams started working extensively with different communities to revive local livelihood, women were the first to show up.. setting up stitching and snacks units, meals shops, etc with Goonj.

Three friends – Sindhu, Santhamma, and Gitanjali were running a small catering business serving meals for marriages in Kottayam, [...]

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Recent floods across northern Karnataka saw massive destruction affecting the lives of millions of families in 12 districts where the evacuated people returned home to barren lands.

Recent floods across northern Karnataka saw massive destruction affecting the lives of millions of families in 12 districts where the evacuated people returned home to barren lands.

Recent floods across northern Karnataka saw massive destruction affecting the lives of millions of families in 12 districts where the evacuated people returned home to barren lands.

When floods wrecked Shilpa’s ( Name changed) small grocery store in Nagaral,( Bagalkot) in Karnataka, she was already battling the loss of a dear one. Goonj motivated her to [...]

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Goonj team is on the ground

Goonj team is on the ground

Severe monsoon rains recently rummaged through Bihar causing massive flooding in over 13 districts and affecting millions of families. Located near Budhi Gandhak river people of Kanjhi Tola village in West Champaran suffered badly as floods damaged their crops and land. Team Goonj mobilized and motivated people and brought together over 55 residents to build [...]

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Many of you must have seen horrifying scenes of flooded streets of Patna in Bihar

Many of you must have seen horrifying scenes of flooded streets of Patna in Bihar

#BiharFloods: Many of you must have seen horrifying scenes of flooded streets of Patna in Bihar. Over 13 districts of Bihar have been badly affected, the death toll has gone over 100. Clogged flood water has lead to rising cases of disease as well. The disaster is Not Yet Over.

Goonj team on the ground are [...]

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Kerala Updates Panniyarkutty village

Kerala Updates Panniyarkutty village

This year again when people of Kerala faced floods due to heavy monsoon rains our Kerala teams were the ground working closely with the flood-hit. In Idukki district’s Panniyarkutty village, hit by recurrent landslides, our teams came across this house precariously covered in landslide debris. When we mobilized and motivated the locals, over 30 people [...]

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Flood hit people of Kerala repair their damaged road and build a drainage system!

Flood hit people of Kerala repair their damaged road and build a drainage system!

Flood hit people of Kerala repair their damaged road and build a drainage system!

People of Kerala are no strangers to monsoon rains but last year’s floods has changed a lot of things.. This year monsoon rains soon turned into floods for people of Onbatham Mile village in Idukki in Kerala.

Noticing Goonj’s ‘Cloth for Work’ project [...]

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Even a small effort matters!!

Even a small effort matters!!

Recently, students of D.A.V. Public School, Dehradun made posters, Gullaks, collected material and contributed money for the ongoing flood relief campaign- #Rahat in a collection camp held at their school. The students were so enthusiastic that the moment they saw Goonj ki Gullak on our table, they took one and encouraged collections with the [...]

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RAHAT floods updates

RAHAT floods updates

Goonj Karnataka team recently visited flood affected areas in Mudhol in Bagalkot, Karnataka. These pictures from them show massive infrastructural devastation, water logging and crop damage. We will be working in Belgayi, Kodagu and Bagalkot districts – some of the worst flood affected areas, with flood hit families. Beyond reaching relief material our focus will [...]

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